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Things to do for November 21, 2013
Pre-Falcons Fire Pitting, Billy Reid and a New Block Party
What’s in your weekend?
Gumbo and a Fire Pit. And Football.
The Falcons play the Saints tonight. Maybe you’re going. In which case, keep reading, because this is what you’re doing first. Hit Serpas for their NOLA-inspired feast with jambalaya, gumbo and bread pudding by the fire pit. Your allegiance may or may not be swayed by bread pudding.
Billy Reid. Barbecue. Vodka. Yay.
Billy Reid and vodka. Nice ring to it. So head over to Mr. Reid’s place on the Westside tonight. He’s having a little get-together and he invited Southern Soul Barbecue from St. Simons Island and the Cathead Vodka people. And they invited their BBQ and vodka. Solid guest list.
Today in Special New Tables at No. 246
No. 246 has a new 12-foot communal slab of wood called the Black Sheep Table. Book it for you and 11 friends. Sit down. Eat meatballs at it. Point out how great the night is going. Eat more meatballs. Maybe point a finger gun at someone if it feels right.
Time to Eat a Bunch of Chili Again
Let this serve as your official reminder that it’s time for Steinbeck’s annual chili cook-off again. You know the deal. A five-piece rock orchestra. Twenty-five contestants vying for chili greatness. Judges like Kevin Rathbun. And you right in the middle of it all. Presumably eating so much chili.
Gratis Beer and Rampant Facial Hair
Movember. Some people stop shaving for it. Others... throw block parties. In the second category: Highland Row shops like the Shave Barbershop and Young Blood Boutique. Find the section with the gratis Red Hare and BBQ from the Sweet Auburn truck. Consider it “doing your part.”